Re: devfs

Dan Hollis (
Sun, 18 Jan 1998 00:38:51 -0800 (PST)

On Sun, 18 Jan 1998, Perry Harrington wrote:
> My proposal is that the device name be created all the way up to the
> lun, eg: h0c0t0d1 and then make that a kernel maintained (device driver)
> directory. To access the device directly, ideally you'd just access the
> directory, but that may not be possible. So, simply putting a default
> file called '0' in the directory would make accessing that SCSI device:
> h0c0t0d1/0

I like this scheme a lot :-) It gets away from partition scheme
dependencies and makes it totally transparent.